Simon Sheppard


Proclaimed “our erotica king” by San Francisco magazine, Simon Sheppard is the editor of Homosex: 60 Years of Gay Erotica, winner of the Lambda Literary Award, and the author of Hotter Th an Hell and Other Stories, which won the Erotic Authors Association award. His other books include In Deep, Sex Parties 101, and Kinkorama: Dispatches From the Front Lines of Perversion. His work has also been published in over 300 anthologies, including five editions of The Best American Erotica and a record number of appearances in the Best Gay Erotica series. He writes the weekly column “Notes of a Cranky Old Fag” for, and the online serial “The Dirty Boys Club,” which runs on He lives in San Francisco with his partner of many years, and can be found online at

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The Dirty Boys' Club: The Soap Opera Murders
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,390. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012 by Lethe Press. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Gay Erotica
Famed erotic author Simon Sheppard’s first novel is a fast-paced, sex-drenched, literate romp filled with more kinks than the Kama Sutra and more gay sex than you can shake a stiffy at. So join Bobby, Adam, and Will as they shed their clothes, their inhibitions, and go on assignment for The Dirty Boys’ Club.

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crime    erotica    explicit sex    gay    murder    mystery    queer    san francisco